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Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the investigation. >>> well, sky 9 is out over northern virginia golf course, right at the center of a pretty major controversy this evening. all the case of a big corporation verses the residents of reston. you can see the gulf course off of sun rose valley is owned by a person who says they ought to be able to develop the land, but surae chin tells us why they are fighting so hard to make sure it doesn't happen. >> reporter: reston, the first community in the country known for co-existing with business and nature, known for its trees, walking paths, and yes, golf courses. it will always be in his backyard. >> there is no question that everyone around it here paid a premium for their house years ago when they bought it because of the golf course and because we were promised it would always be there. >> that promise is shattered. the owner of the golf course wants to rezone the property. residents say building home on the green was not a part of the plan in this community. >> it's horrifying. if we want to have a house, then we could have bought in lots of other developments around nor
NBC
Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
virginia. a swing state getting lots of attention from the presidential candidate. he defended the statement he made about not being able to change washington from the inside. peggy fox has more from today's rally in woodbridge. >> it was a commonwealth of virginia that elected barack obama. are you ready to do it again? >> senator mark warner warmed up the crowd about 6,000 democrats who received tickets to see the president person. >> wonderful. i'm a big supporter. i volunteer every day. >> the president started with a nod to the venue. the potomac nationals baseball stadium and the team they are named after. >> i want to congratulate the washington nationals for bringing playoff baseball to d.c. >> then the candidate got down to business. blasting mitt romney again for that remark about 47% of the population being dependent on government. >> i don't see a lot of fixings in this crowd today. i see hard work in virginia. >> the one thing that got everybody excited was his rebuttal. >> for some reason, my opponent got really excited. he stood up at a rally. proudly declared, i'll
NBC
Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
political prize is going to be in 2012 and northern virginia is the key which is why we have michelle obama here in fredericksburg here today. this presidential campaign has been focused on the economic challenges took a turn to the foreign policy and the turmoil in the middle east. this is what michelle obama had to say. >> i want to say how truly heart-broken barack and i are about the horrific tragedy that occurred earlier this week in libya. i'm not sure if everyone is aware. but our hearts and prayers are with the families of those who gave their lives serving our country. >> reporter: now, mitt romney had his rally in the heart of fairfax today. his comments about the unrest in et middle east yesterday caused some controversy. so today he tried to turn the focus back to the economy. >> mitt romney! >> reporter: a crowd of more than 2,000 cheered mitt romney's arrival in fairfax and he began by acknowledging the attack on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> we're thinking about their families and those that they left behind. what a tragedy to lose such a wonderful -- >>
NBC
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
athletes are waiting to receive a big honor. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> a proud day for maryland, with a celebration of the state's 2012 ploips, a special event began down at the inner harbor in baltimore. keith russell is live with a look at the honors for old and new champions, like michael phelps and katy la decky. >> reporter: the old, the new, the present, past, future, all coming together all at once. martin o'malley, maryland's governor, got the party started this afternoon. he took the podium, and before he got to the podium, there was a special entrance for all the dignitaries. they came in on the pride of balti
NBC
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
professions here of health in virginia to do that. >> now, regulations like this have been proposed in a number of states, and their passage in tennessee and kansas led to clinic closings. rosemary said a real possibility for her is that this facility would close as well. she expects there will be some sort of legal action before that happens. >> the latest now on the murder of u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans in the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the remains of the fallen americans have come home now. nbc white house correspondent mike va cara joins us with the story. >> rorter: it was a solemn and somber ceremony at a joint base andrews this morning, somewhat of a surprise the white house had scheduled this late in the morning. the president traveling to joint base andrews, accompanied by the secretary of state hillary clinton. the secretary of defense leon panetta. chief of staff here and other top officials. the remains of those four, and let's name them now, ambassador chris stevens, sean smith, glen doherty, tyrone woods, who perished in the atta
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
state of virginia. today, vice president joe biden was in chesterfield. he defended the president's record. president obama with a slight lead over mitt romney in the polls in virginia. today is also national voter registration day. to learn more about what you need to register to vote in our area, go to wusa9.com. lesli,top. >> we have this turn perfection, sot wind blows us in the same direction and the hair is not like this. >> right. >> if we stay this way for a second. >> it's breezy. >> it is breezy. i can hear it. yeah, yeah. >> we'll stay like this. it's nice right now, we see sunshine, but winds hair venger changes. we'll start with temperatures. it's really nice. not as cool as it was yesterday. 76 downtown. 73 in gaithersburg and 75 up into frederick. now the satellite picture and the radar combined, well we're going to see showers roll in. clouds on the way in. most of the heavy activity passes to our south, but showers are possible after midnight. you are fine to walk the dog up until midnight. no worries. so for tonight, increasing cloudiness, but breezy and mild. show
NBC
Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
outage numbers. dominion, virginia, reports nearly 5,000 customers don't have power and bge has 15,000 customers without power. most of them live in the baltimore area. >>> and we want to hear about the weather you see through the evening. log on to wusa9.com. click on weather and choose submit storm report. you can send in pictures as well. >> at least one person has died during today's storms. an adult woman, she was driving on the road in mcclane and lost control of her minivan. police say the car then skidded, struck a tree, and burst into flames. the woman was burned to death. detectives are trying to determine if speed or a medical condition or everyone alcohol were factors in the crash. >>> and now an update on the double shooting in prince georges county that claimed the life of a 25-year-old woman. police have now arrested that woman's exboyfriend. 33-year-old michael jerome stewart. stewart shot brittany and another woman on sunday morning. mckinley died at the scene. investigators say stewart waited for the women outside their home in capital heights and started firin
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
live from alexandria. >>> well, lesli, this isthe kind of find we all dream about, a virginia woman goes to a west virginia flea market and buys a box of stuff. she was actually interested in a paul bunyon doll and a plastic cow inside that box. she ended up with a renoir. >> she brought it in in a white garbage bag. >> reporter: this small painting has a colorful history. painted in 1879, landscape on the river seine is an authentic renoir. >> she paid $7 for it and the painting we have estimated to sell at auction at 75,000 to 100,000. >> reporter: its new owner got the shock of her life. >> she was absolutely flabbergasted. we had to let her sit down and get her a coke. >> reporter: initially a gift from renoir to one of his favorite models. she sold it to a paris gallery who in turn sold it to an american businessman whose wife loaned it to the baltimore museum of art in 1931. >> we're all quite excited. it's not every day a renoir walks in the door. >> reporter: excitement turned to disappointment when just this week it was learned that renoir was stolen property, lifted from t
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
into southern maryland, a few more trying to make their way into northern virginia and frederick county into maryland. that's about pipt the wider view shows we have more showers to the south and west. tomorrow, i do think we'll have that trigger. it will be a frontal boundary that will move closer to our region. we'll continue to get that tropical flow up from the south. that is when i think we see the best chance for some heavy rain across parts of the area. yeah, unfortunately, the potential for some flooding, too. we'll talk much more about that plus what's in store for the rest of the week. we may get rid of this rain, but we're not going to get rid of the heat. i'm talking about it coming up. >> thanks, doug. >>> as the democratic national convention begins today in charlotte, president obama hit the road campaigning. he stopped at norfolk state university, called on students there to help him get out the vote. tonight president obama will be back at the white house with his daughters watching the first lady's speech. he says he's going to try not to cry because he gets all
NBC
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
virginia congressman could take some votes away from mitt romney. the board of elections riled that virgil goode jsh is eligible to be on the ballot as a constitution party candidate. the state republican party is challenging him and accused him of petition fraud. romney's team said no president in modern history has been asked to be reelected with this many people -- bill clinton is set to speak tonight in charlotte. >>> we had some rain earlier today, and the heat is about to move back in. doug kammerer tells us how long it's going to stick around. >> temperature got close to 90 degrees. right now dew point of 74, look at the number on the bottom. the heat index currently 92. no rain around on the d.c. area, but starting to see some showers down there. a few over the last cup the hours, and the heaviest one now just to the north of culpepper, once again very heavy rain associated with these, and there is some lightning and thunder associated. we're not quite out of the woods yet. another prong that will move through tomorrow. a lot of heat in between, and then it this weekend, something
NBC
Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
virginia. where a new poll of likely voters shows president obama leading romney by four points. he is also up by six points in wisconsin and a point in colorado. paul ryan pointed to remarks the president made when he was in illinois state senator. >> president obama said that he believes in redistribution. mitt romney and i are not running to redistribute their wealth. >> white house says republicans are bringing up a 14-year-old tape to divert attention away from romney's own caught on tape comments. >> in circumstances like that, there are efforts made, sometimes desperate efforts made to change the subject. >> michelle obama was on the trail in north carolina wednesday. drumming up support for her husband. >> if barack wins north carolina, we will be well on our way to putting barack back in the white house for four more years. >> the president and mitt romney will meet in colorado in just two weeks for their first debate. the theme of the first debate is domestic policy. it will be separated two six segments. each lasting 15 minutes. the topics will be announced shortly. at the w
NBC
Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
northern virginia. she hosted a rally in leesburg, courting the all-important women's vote. >> reporter: next first lady of the united states, i present to you ann romney. >> reporter: ann romney was back in her element. women for mitt rally was held at a riding stable. the horsewoman clearly appreciated the setting. >> i should tell you i feel right at home because i'm in a barn. >> from returning watching her horse in the olympics, ann romney hasn't had much time for riding. she's one of the fearest advocates for her husband, reaching out of to a critical voting bloc. the polls are tight. obama still holds a strong lead. during an interview ann romney repeated the case she made for her husband last week at the republican convention. >> i really hope that americans and virginians in particular have a really serious thought and say, you know he's very competent, he's a good person, he's done a lot of turnarounds, let's give him the keys to the car and see if he can't get the car running. >> behalf attacks i'm not surprised at all, but it's part of who mitt is, not to be abl
NBC
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
virginia. hear from a woman who witnessed the wild animal chasing several kids. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cuttincasino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> drum roll, are you ready? apple puts rumors to rest today and unveiled the highly anticipated iphone 5. >> they say the new phone is bigger, lighter, faster than ever. software developer ben young is here to talk about the phone's new features. should we be impressed? if you have an iphone, do you really need the iphone 5? >> i like to say the iphone 5 is quite impressive. i personally am going to get it because i'm a software developer. i would highly recommend it if you have an iphone 4 to upgrade. >> why? it's
NBC
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
11th anniversary of 9/11 held here in virginia, in maryland, and in the district of columbia. the united states navy band brass quartet played "god bless america." the 9/11 national day of remembrance and service was held here at freeden plaza to honor first responders and veterans as well as those who serve the community preparing for emergencies. >> we've wrapped this all around service as a way to show our respect for our veteran community as well as those who lost their lives on 9/11. >> reporter: serve d.c. and hands on greater d.c. cares organized this 11th anniversary commemoration of 9/11. >> national day of service -- >> reporter: and this "today" anchor was master of the program. mayor vincent gray remembered the teaches and students flying to a science congress in california. >> how did they know what was awaiting them with the terrorists having taken a plane and then crashed it into the pentagon. >> reporter: people came from all over to remember the victims of 9/11. >> we are from russia, st. petersburg. and we came to washington for one day just to see how people rem
NBC
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
tonight. >> i can't say how it's playing in d.c., virginia, maryland, but i know the 20,000, 25,000 people who are here are sky high, and they're ready to go out and start campaigning, even without hearing barack obama. >> reporter: but they really do want to hear barack obama tonight, and they're fired up. coming up at 6:00, we'll talk about what some of these delegates want to hear tonight from the man they want to be reelected as president. >> let me tell you something. i saw josh williams a couple days ago on his way to a demonstration and i said, josh, aren't you too old to be demonstrating and rallying? he just laughed. i know josh would have said, is yeah, i'm too tired, but josh is an old warhorse, he knows never give a reporter something he might use against you. josh and i go back more than 30 years, he's still not going to give it up. >> he was slumped over that breakfast corner. he better get some sleep tonight. >> i was slumped over mine tonight as well. i'm going to share with you folks what may have been the very best day in my life down here in charlotte, at least in
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
hard to fathom. thank you, bruce. >>> governor mitt romney was back in battleground virginia speaking to veterans at the american region post in springfield. as peggy fox reports, mr. romney began his speech by hammering president obama for the job losses handled under sequestration cuts coming the end of the year. >> reporter: governor mitt romney talked of his support of cutting defense spending. he said it would be up thinkable cutting defense spending now. >> the world is not a safe place it. remains dangerous. >> reporter: governor romney explains to have a strong military a strong economy is needed. >> our economy needs to be reinvigorated and the president has laid out his plan. it's a continuation of the old plan. we can't afford four more years of the last four years, all right? >> reporter: governor romney not only said that he would stop shrinking the military but would add to the active duty force and one of the figures came when he quoted ronald reagan. >> peace comes through strength. i want to have a military that's so strong no one wants to test it. >> the peo
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
springfield, virginia, tomorrow campaigning in that key swing state. >>> two events tonight involving the deaths of two high school students in prince george's county. at 6:00 there will be a community walk at oak creek west community park. investigators will pass out flyers. they're trying to find out more information about the death of amber stanley who was killed last month in her kettering home. then at 7:00 another meeting at central high school regarding the murder of marckel ross. ross was shot walking to school september 11th. police will answer questions about that investigation. >>> one minute you're in the living room with the dog in your lap. the next minute you're dangerously close to having a stranger's honda in your lap. this happened to pat stroh from olney. >> i was sitting in my pink chair with my dog on my lap and all of a sudden i heard the noise and i looked up and i thought i was having a nightmare and we both got up and frank came downstairs and i said what happened? i said there's a car in my living room from.s >> wow, pat is fine, her husband and dog are fine.
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